We are relieved to hear that Governor Scott authorized extending General Assistance (GA) emergency housing for an additional 30 days.
Eligibility for the GA program for persons with disabilities will be expanded and a variance process will be formalized.
VLA filed a class action lawsuit to stop the AHS from terminating emergency housing benefits for hundreds of Vermonters with disabilities.
VLA is co-hosting an event to help Vermonters clear up arrest warrants and re-connect them with criminal court dates.
Yesterday’s verdict did not bring justice for all the Black and Brown lives that have been lost due to police violence and systemic racism.
In posting the statement from the VT APIDA for Black Lives Group, VLA humbly acknowledges that we are among those who are called out and called upon to act by it.